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EU to contribute EUR 25 million to digital transformation of Ukraine

KMU: “We have just signed a new program to support e-government and digital economy in Ukraine for 25 million euros. This is an important step for the development of cooperation in the digital field “, – Prime Minister said.

This Agreement was developed with the participation of the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine. It was signed by Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration Dmytro Kuleba and EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Negotiations on Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi. The project funding will help to enhance the efficiency and security of online public services and improve access to public services for citizens and companies.

Oleksiy Honcharuk mentioned the ambitions of digital change that the Government of Ukraine is currently implementing. In particular, only last week he presented the mobile application “Action”.

“Our goal is to provide 100% of public services online by 2024. Already this year we intend to transfer to online 80% of services, which are in greatest demand. Digitalization makes state services not only convenient for citizens but also eliminates corruption, makes Ukrainian institutions strong”, – he said.

Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk noted that the Cabinet of Ministers under his leadership became the first Government of Ukraine in history, that presented a clear goal in its Program: that by 2024 Ukraine will have achieved economic standards to meet the EU membership criteria. He also pointed out two key priorities of Ukraine in cooperation with the EU this year: “industrial visa-free” and the Agreement on Common Aviation Area.